A LA Carte Modules + 300 Hours Electives
Stand Alone 25 and 50 Hour Module Based Training
Choose from the following modules to complete your pre-registered 300 Hours RYT or simply join in for some continuing education!
These modules are open to everyone.
Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) hours may be applied for with advanced request at time of registration.
Yoga + Anatomy for the Pregnant Goddess – (25 Hours) $500.00
Training: 8AM – 5 PM – DATE TBD
3X Practical Classes – with Compass Rose Wellness Pre/Postnatal clients -culminates in teaching a one hour class to this demographic
- Mentorship of student-designed sequence
- Student-led yoga practice with our pregnant goddesses
- Peer review of class
This module is designed around the needs of the Mom-to-Be through all three trimesters and includes specialized training in anatomy, asana, modifications and meditation for both the Pregnant Goddess attending a regular class and for specialized pre-natal classes. Learn how to sequence the appropriate asanas to build strength and stamina and improve the circulation as well as which asanas to AVOID! This module includes Anatomy for the Pregnant Goddess specifically to discuss Pelvic Floor Health.
Yin Yoga (50 hours) – $1000.00
Part 1: What is Yin Yoga? ~ DATE TBD 8 AM – 5 PM Part 2: Meridian Lines + Energy Body. ~ DATE TBD 8 AM – 5 PM
Part 1: What is YIN Yoga? History, Yin Asana, Sequencing, theory, practice, exploration of the postures in relation to the self, and the anatomy of YIN yoga.
Part 2: Primary focus on the energy body: the meridian lines as they relate to both traditional Chinese Medicine + Yogic theories of Nadis and Chakra. Refine teaching + sequencing in the Yin Tradition and understand how to target certain lines of energies for specific areas of discomfort. 50 Hours Learning Objective: design and teach a safe one-hour Yin Practice.
Restorative Yoga + Yoga for Clients with Physical Limitations and Injury Rehabilitation (50 Hours)
Even the strongest yogi needs a balance! This 50 Hour course was created to teach restorative yoga and to fulfill the unique needs of our yoga practitioner population. Our primary focus is on Restorative Yoga for the able-bodied with a secondary focus on how to include those with physical limitations and injury rehabilitations into our able-bodied class. The learning objective is to feel confident in welcoming all students into a restorative class and having something to offer everyone to make them feel better when they leave the room.
Module One: June 10, 11, 2023 – 8AM – 5PM $500.00
Module One focuses on RESTORATIVE YOGA: Theory behind Restorative Yoga practices, the Stress and the Nervous System, Vagus Nerve, and the Theory of Pain and the Theory of Somatic Practices to Promote Healing Principals in practice, restorative asana lab, artful sequencing and use of props. The anatomy of the low back skeleton, muscles, and nerves, the Psoas, S.I joint, head neck and shoulder pain and injury rehabilitation. Restorative Yoga as a healing modality to address injury and rehabilitation, and emotional manifestations of pain in the body. Teach the tools to design Restorative Practices to ease practitioners suffering pain both acutely and chronically. Breath, meditation, journaling and restorative yoga practices comprise this first weekend of training.
MOdule Two: 24,25 2023 – 8AM – 5PM $500.00
Module Two focuses on YOGA for PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS and INVISIBLE ILLNESS: We continue to incorporate the Restorative poses as they pertain to working with Yoga for the “Invisible Injury” – Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, and Grief. The Asana Lab will introduce chair and wall yoga practices and sequencing that can stand alone or be offered within the body of a regular asana class for those with physical limitations. The anatomy lab includes the hip, physical limitation, arthritis, wisdom warrior, post-surgery/ breast, knee/hip replacement and heart surgery. This module incorporates embodied yoga, mindfulness practices, breath practices, mediation, and physical asana.
HOMEWORK ELEMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH MODULE
VALID for Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Hours
Energy Body – Ayurvedic Studies (15 hours): Mothership School of Yoga + Guest Lead Teachers. $275.00
Part 1: Intro to Ayurveda – ( 2-Hour Workshop) Part 2: Practicing Ayurveda – ( 8AM – 5PM Workshop) + Homework
This module delves into the Sister Science of Yoga – Ayurveda. Ayurveda is a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. Ayurveda treats all disorders by focusing on consciousness as a foundation through meditation, Yoga, diet, herbs, lifestyle and Panchakarma. Utilizing select text from Prakrit by Robert Svoboda, explore the connection between Ayurveda and Yoga. How would a practitioner integrate Ayurveda into his/her life and into the yoga practice? Identify and understand your own Dosha constitution. Learn how Ayurveda is a consciousness-based approach with the primary goal of maintaining balance.
Exploring Awareness Retreat Weekend (25 Hours)$500
(accommodation + meals extra)
Embodying Transformation through Yoga Asana and Meditation, Create your Personal Sadhana. An opportunity to get out of your environment and escape to a Quiet Retreat.
You will enjoy an early morning practice, Eat Clean, Walk, Meditate, Read, Journal and Re-charge. We will re-adjourn for afternoon restorative practice and evening chats/and or mantra. Learning Objective – Create a daily Sadhana / Be At Peace / Recharge
Eastern Body Western Mind Exploring the Subtle Body (25 Hours) – $500
An in-depth exploration of the Chakras drawing a comparison between Eastern and Western Philosophies as they relate to human development. Our learning objective is to know more about the energy body as it relates to Chakras and how to incorporate the teachings into our yoga offering.
Philosophy (25 Hours) – $500
This series runs within the 300 hours practicum – complete the 25 hours by attending only the philosophy portion of training. Our 6 part series – includes 6 X 3-hour practice sessions with lead trainers and “GUEST PHILOSOPHERS” and includes meditation, pranayama and of course deep discussions in philosophy of yoga! Topics: What is Yoga? The Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Sutras, the Yamas + Niyamas code of yogic ethics and the mystery of striking BALANCE!
Complete a study assignment working with: The Deeper Dimension of Yoga by George Feuerstein and an intro to Buddhism, how it relates to our yoga lifestyle and personal practice and a review of Ethics as governed by the Yoga Alliance.